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Neck Pain

Most neck pain that is not caused by whiplash or other trauma has a postural component as part of the underlying problem. Sitting atop the body, the health of the neck is subject to the curvature of the spine below and the position of the head above.

The experience of back pain can be very complex many back problems are difficult to diagnose and typically involve a wide variety of treatment options with various risks and benefits. And, it doesn’t help that many myths and misconceptions about back pain and back problems persist.

As most patients are well aware, good nutrition and a balanced diet are important components of overall health. What may surprise people with back problems is that diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy weight also play a major role specific to back health including the prevention of many problems and improved healing.

Sleep position and quality zzz’s aren’t typically on the minds of people when their head hits the pillow at night. However, the way we sleep can have an incredible impact on back, leg, joint and chronic pain. A good night’s sleep allows your body to repair and rejuvenate as it prepares for another day. If[…]

It’s probably safe to say that most of us at some point in time have woken up with neck pain or can recall an event or injury that resulted in neck pain. In fact, at any given time, 13{6fc7fa653264dfefd5c57c54b4fc767f0851133b84c585c8d0d6397063f91e83} of American adults (women more than men) suffer from neck pain.

Roughly half of the clients I see all have the same complaint – neck and shoulder pain. We develop neck pain for a myriad of different reasons such as stress, poor posture, poor work place ergonomics, poor pillow support or even because of reasons that aren’t so cut and dry. Sometimes, our neck can bother[…]

It’s 7 am. Time to start your day! You go in for a big stretch when… OUCH! Neck cramp! A knot in any muscle is a nuisance, but it’s especially frustrating when the offender is lodged in your neck or upper back. (Turning your head should not induce searing pain…) And while getting a massage[…]

Whiplash is one of the most common consequences of a motor vehicle collision. It may not always be immediately evident after a car accident. In fact the symptoms usually arise after 24 hours and can last for months but it is not common for whiplash to lead to chronic problems. People with previous neck injuries[…]

Neck spasm is a painful and discomforting stiffness of the neck muscles. It is a highly disabling condition, which greatly prevents a person from leading a normal life. Neck spasm is seen either since childhood, in which case we call it torticollis, or in adulthood, where we call it trapezitis. Both these diseases have entirely[…]

Neck pain – it can definitely be a pain in the neck. We’re sharing 5 techniques that you can use to find neck pain relief at home.